Oct 14, 2012 3:30pm PDT
learned at the end of the week about california. their numbers were not included. >> how can you put the numbers of the nation without the numbers for california which were not in it? it vitiates the whole reported. >> they then come back and revise numbers. they revise numbers every month. it is as much an art as it is a science. sometimes businesses don't get their numbers in. it is not precise. >> can it be cooked? >> all of it is that the economy is slowly recovering. >> john we did a segment awhile ago on libor, the famous interest rates. and we found out all the banks in england were cooking the biggest number in the world. of course they can. there is another factor behind jack welch. the drop in unemployment was the greatest drop in 30 years, since the reagan recovery, and there is no reagan recovery going on out there. >> well, the libor people who were cooking the books were all people pulling down six figure salaries. they are not the government bureaucrats. >> they get six figure salaries, too. >> these are career people and i would stake whatever reputation i have on the
Oct 28, 2012 6:30am EDT
hardest talk. this land is your land, this land is my land, from california to the new york island. >> monday night, third and final presidential debate was on foreign policy. and the most sensitive and dangerous foreign policy issue, which is the bomb. >> as long as i'm president of the united states iran will not get a nuclear weapon. >> a nuclear iran number capable iran is unacceptable to americ israel. and if israel is attacked, we have their back. >> if israel is attacked, america will stand with israel. >>> president obama and governor romney were largely in agreement on a range of foreign policy concerns. particularly those centering on the middle east. the ouster of former president mubarak of egypt, the 2014 exit date for afghanistan, the killing of terrorists with nutes romney and obama echoed each other. >> question. is bipartisanship now back in style at least when it comes to foreign policy in a presidential debate? pat buchanan? >> no it isn't but they are moving toward consensus where the american people are at. they are both pro israel, going to stand beside them.
Oct 6, 2012 12:30pm PDT
and figures that he completely wandered dawn a california highway and lost his train of thought, and the second debate where he joked with mondale, he was himself, i won't take advantage of your youth and inexperience, brought him back. i think the president certainly can come back here. there are two more debates. there's still weeks of campaigning. plus, we had some pretty nice jobs numbers on friday morning with unemployment dipping below 1%, the number of jobs created brought back up over the last couple months so the economy is looking a little better. so i think obama is really lucky that he got a good jobs report to at least somewhat temper what was a very disappointing debate performance. >> romney signed a pledge that he would not make any tax cuts that with add to the deficit. do you think that left noplace for obama to go? >> well, i think it certainly was a place for romney to go. what he said and what a lot of people have written about for lang time was to eliminate a lot of the special tax benefits and tax entitlements and special tax treatments across the entire code l